Scans all day long....

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Scans all day long while I am working and slows everything down, even though I have scheduled scan for 6 a.m. How do I get it to stop? I'm a medical transcriptionist and this is very disruptive to my work.
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gmooseview

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Constant scanning could be due to background internet traffic from programs that you've installed unknowingly. These programs, commonly called potentially unwanted applications (PUA), are typically bundled with other freeware, and installed as an option most people do not uncheck during installation. Please try the following online solution doc to check and remove any PUAs on your computer first:
Uninstalling Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA)

Some common PUAs are: Ask Toolbar, Open Candy, MySearch, Searchqu, Wajam, and many others. If you found at least one PUA on your PC, it is likely that you have other PUAs installed. Please let us know if this doc matches your situation and resolves your issue. If not, please reply and we'll help you further. Thanks!

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